For Immediate Release: 1/9/2019 4:44 pm
The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $6,412,900 in grant funding for park and recreation improvements in 19 Massachusetts communities. The grants, administered through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ (EEA) Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) grant program and funded through the capital budget, will be used to help municipalities develop new parks, renovate existing parks, and acquire 13.85 acres of land for park and outdoor recreation purposes.
The City of Worcester was awarded a $400,000 grant for Phase 3 renovations to Crompton Park. The project includes upgrading current walkways to ADA accessible ones; renovation of an existing basketball court; adding a new basketball court; upgrading the court lighting system, electrical service, and current drainage; and the replacement of benches.
To read the full press release, please visit the EEA website.